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Yankee on the Yangtze: One missionary's saga in revolutionary China

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Unknown Binding, 176 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by Southern Pub. Association
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Dacky2
Jan 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
The first 2 chapters are incredible. They describe the rather clueless western missionary family that get caught on the front lines of battle during the revolution. The rest of the book is more tame, but holds interest as they are one of the few westerners (and proseltizying Christians to boot) who remain and thrive in the new regime. It's a good case study of adapting to circumstances while staying true to principle.
Becky
Jan 22, 2011 rated it liked it
An interesting account of a missionary who worked closely with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek to build the educational institutions in China, until the Communist takeover.
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